Randy Houser

Randy Houser

Randy Houser

Blues singer Robin Rogers

Blues singer Robin Rogers

— Friday, Feb. 26


Robin Rogers, left, will sing during "Wild Women Don't Have the Blues," an Alive After Five tribute concert to Knoxville blues legend Ida Cox, 6-8 p.m. at the Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Drive.

Admission is $10 in general, $6 or museum members and college students with ID and free for ages 17 and younger. For info, call 865-934-2039 or visit www.knoxart.org.

Saturday, Feb. 27


Blues band One Step Up will entertain during a "Dinner and a Show" evening at 6:30 p.m. at Brackin's, 112 E. Broadway, Maryville.

The group features Hannah Dauven on vocals and Robert Higginbotham on guitar and vocals. The three-course dinner will include a seafood course, a chicken course and dessert.

Admission is $18. Reservations are recommended. For info, call 865-983-9800 or visit www.brackinsbar.com.

Sunday, Feb. 28


The 10th Saddle Up! weekend will feature cowboy poets, Western singers and chuckwagon cooks at theaters and venues in Pigeon Forge. The festival will offer Western-music concerts Friday-Saturday at the Grand Majestic Theater, Grand Hotel Ballroom and the Pigeon Forge Convention Center.

A reunion meet & greet will feature cast members of "The Virginian" 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Convention Center. Actors include James Drury, Roberta Shore, Gary Clarke and Randy Boone.

A chuckwagon breakfast and "Cowboy Church" will be at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at Stages West.

For information, call 800-251-9100 or visit www.mypigeonforge.com/saddleup.

Monday, March 1


The Plan will entertain during the live Webcast of "Eleven O'Clock Rock" 11 a.m.-noon at the Knox Ivi Studios, 17 Market Square. The performance will be streamed online at www.knoxivi.com.

Texas folk-rock band We Leave at Midnight will perform during the WDVX Blue Plate Special noon-1 p.m. at the Knoxville Visitors Center, 301 S. Gay St. The free concert will also be broadcast on WDVX 89.9 and 102.9 FM and online at www.wdvx.com.

Tuesday, March 2


The Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., will perform at 7:30 p.m. at State Street UMC, 900 Henley St.

The 72-voice a cappella choir is under the direction of Rene Clausen.

Admission is $20 in general, $10 for students. For information, call 865-524-3048 or visit www.concordiatickets.com.

Elephant stars of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Photo by Heinz Kluetmeier

Elephant stars of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Wednesday, March 3


The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be in town March 3-7 at the Civic Coliseum, 500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.

Titled "Illuscination," the show will feature magic by David DaVinci, colorful clowns and some elephants like the ones below.

The circus will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, March 3-6; 3 p.m. Saturday, March 6; and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday, March 7. For info, call 865-656-4444.

Randy Houser

Randy Houser

Thursday, March 4


Country singer Randy Houser will perform at 10 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Cotton Eye Joe, 11220 Outlet Drive in West Knoxville. Houser has received multiple CMA award nominations and recently toured with Jamey Johnson. He also performed for U.S. troops in the Middle East with the USO. His album is titled "Boots On." Admission is $10 in advance, $15 at the door.


Knoxville poet and playwright Laura Still will read from her book "Guardians" and discuss "Acts of the Apostles," her teaching manual for drama workshops, during the public meeting of the Knoxville Writers' Guild at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at the Laurel Theater, 1538 Laurel Ave. at 16th Street.

A $1 donation is requested.

Mia Wasikowska stars in 'Alice in Wonderland.'

Photo by Disney

Mia Wasikowska stars in "Alice in Wonderland."

Friday, March 5


Mia Wasikowska, left, plays the title character in director Tim Burton's new fantasy film "Alice in Wonderland."

This time around, Alice is 19 years-old and returns to Wonderland to face the tyrannical Red Queen once again.

The cast of the PG-rated film includes Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover, Anne Hathaway and Stephen Fry.

Saturday, March 6


Bluegrass ensemble the Dismembered Tennesseans will perform at 8 p.m. at the Palace Theater, 113 W. Broadway, Maryville.

Admission is $13 in advance, $15 at the door. For information, call 865-983-3330 or visit www.palacetheater.com.

Sunday, March 7


An installment of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Chamber Classics Series will feature "Baroque Masters: Bach and Pachelbel" at 2:30 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St.

Lucas Richman will conduct. Selections will be Handel's "Theodora Overture," Vivaldi's Bassoon Concerto in A minor, Pachelbel's "Canon and Gigue" and Bach's Cantata No. 211, "Coffee."

Admission is $22-$31 in general; $10 for students. For information, call 865-291-3310 or visit www.knoxbijou.com.

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